Articles by Military to Business

Marine Corps Officer at HBS Shares His Advice to Military Applicants

by Military to Business on August 26, 2017

I recently caught up with one of our former clients (Marine Corps Officer) who just finished his first year at HBS. After reflecting on his [...]


Why You: The Importance of Your Narrative When Applying to B-School

by Military to Business on July 30, 2017

By Vik, a former Army Officer and member of the MilitaryToBusiness consulting team. One of the messages I consistently read when applying to business school, and since [...]


The Hard Truth Civilians Won’t Tell You When You Transition

by Military to Business on May 19, 2017

This article condenses the lessons learned through years of working with hundreds of transitioning personnel. Please keep an open mind, because when you leave the [...]


Something to Do This Summer Before Your MBA: Credit Suisse Pre-MBA Military Boot Camp

by Military to Business on June 7, 2016

For the veterans entering a full-time 2 year MBA program in Fall 2016 considering finance as the next step, Credit Suisse is running an educational outreach [...]


Harvard’s CORe: Prepares Military Personnel for MBAs and for Business

by Military to Business on May 12, 2016

Today’s post is written by a Marine veteran recently admitted to Columbia Business School. He currently works for a nonprofit that honors fallen service members. [...]


Reflections on an Investment Banking Internship

by Military to Business on April 28, 2016

This is a revised version of something I wrote late last summer, reflecting on my experience immediately after my investment banking internship. Now, almost 8 [...]


2 Years After My Harvard MBA

by Military to Business on April 25, 2016

Graduation day is fast approaching for business school students, which means most are asking: What’s next? What is my life going to look like after [...]


Can You Afford B-School with No Income?

by Military to Business on March 1, 2016

Are you a military interested in going to b-school? Check out what your options are!


HBX and the Military: Is It Right for You?

by Military to Business on February 12, 2016

Harvard Business School recently began offering a new program, called HBX CORe, which is actually led by my former HBS Strategy Professor. The HBX program [...]


The Three Stonecutters: Understand This Before Applying to B-School

by Military to Business on February 4, 2016

One universal advantage that an MBA from a top school will give you, especially Harvard Business School, is a new perspective on the world. If [...]


The 4 Professional Personality Types

by Military to Business on December 4, 2015

Having led both in the military and in the private sector, I spend much of my time helping people perform at their potential. In the [...]


Google Veterans Summit 2015

by Military to Business on September 24, 2015

By a first year MBA student in attendance. I had the pleasure of attending the Google Student Veterans Summit (GSVS) from July 8 through July 10. [...]


From the Military to the Entertainment Industry: A Stern MBA’s Perspective

by Military to Business on July 28, 2015

Today I wanted to share my unique recruiting experience in transitioning from the military to the entertainment industry while at Stern. A little bit about [...]


Entrepreneurship at Stanford GSB: A Naval Officer’s Perspective

by Military to Business on July 3, 2015

When I went to graduate school at Stanford, I never imagined that I’d learn the most about business by selling lemonade. Former military officer, business school [...]